Events

Industrialisation: Why Britain Got There First

Industrialisation: Why Britain Got There First

The final History of Capitalism lecture for 2014 hosted Nicholas Crafts of Warwick University for a discussion around the capitalist prosperity that exploded during the Industrial Revolution, going onto resound through the western cultural consciousness for centuries.

Using the Word “Genocide”: How to Fight Genocide Denial Without Infringing Free Speech
Events
Using the Word “Genocide”: How to Fight Genocide Denial Without Infringing Free Speech
Building for the Future?
Events
Building for the Future?
Magna Carta—800 Years On
Events
Magna Carta—800 Years On
Unionist Politicians Shouldn’t Want an English Parliament
Commentary
Unionist Politicians Shouldn’t Want an English Parliament
Let There Be Speech: Reforming the Media in Rwanda
Publications
Let There Be Speech: Reforming the Media in Rwanda
Is Germany Ready to Assume a Global Role?
Commentary
Is Germany Ready to Assume a Global Role?
What does prosperity mean to you?

In the lead up to the launch of the 2014 Legatum Prosperity IndexTM, we asked some well-known (and some less well-known) faces to come up with a definition of prosperity in less than 2 minutes.
Click here for the results

Events

Why Do Societies Prosper? 2014 Charles Street Symposium

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Why Do Societies Prosper? 2014 Charles Street Symposium

Coming Soon

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2014

Industrialisation: Why Britain Got There First

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Dec

2014

From the Yazidis to the Copts: The Fate of Minority Religions

11

Dec

2014

Where is Africa Now? Launch of the 2014 Africa Prosperity Report

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Jan

2015

Rome’s Economic Revolution

Publications

Unionist Politicians Shouldn’t Want an English Parliament

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The dominance of an English Parliament would be so great as to be destabilising, writes Harriet Maltby, Government and Economics Researcher at the Legatum ...

Is Germany Ready to Assume a Global Role?

Friday, November 14, 2014

They’d rather debate the future of processed food than acknowledge Putin’s military aggression, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Legatum ...

The European Arrest Warrant Could Let Vladimir Putin's Goons Knock on British Doors

Monday, November 10, 2014

The EAW may allow foreign suspects to be deported, as Theresa May argues—but it will also let corrupt foreign regimes target their enemies through the ...

When the Berlin Wall Came Down

Saturday, November 08, 2014

On the 25th anniversary of Berlin's 'happy ending’, Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute, reports on the dark ...

How the U.S. Can Help North Africa's Democracy Champion

Thursday, April 03, 2014

On April 4, Tunisia's Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa will meet with President Obama during an official visit to Washington, and will kick off the first session of ...

Burma's Senseless Census

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Next year, Burma will embark on its first census-taking process in more than three decades. It's an opportunity, but it's also a significant risk. On the one ...

Ukraine's Unfinished Revolution

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

KIEV - For Ukraine's far-right groups, the revolution is unfinished. Their politicians and paramilitary movements are continuing the hunt for enemies ...

Shoring Up the Fragile State

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Why do some democratic transitions work while others fail? The answer has less to do with formal institutions and politics than with the dynamics within ...

SEALed and Delivered in Libya

Monday, March 31, 2014

President Obama pulled off a master stroke this week. He deployed U.S. military force in support of an infant democracy that desperately needs our help. The ...

War of Words

Monday, March 31, 2014

The United States and the European Union have imposed sanctions on dozens of high-ranking Russians in retaliation for Moscow's seizure and annexation of ...

Videos

Looting Ukraine: The East, the West and the Corruption of a Country (Full Version)

Looting Ukraine: The East, the West and the Corruption of a Country (Full Version)

Slavery and Abolition: Then & Now (Pt 2) - with Nick Grono and Monique Villa

Slavery and Abolition: Then & Now (Pt 2) - with Nick Grono and Monique Villa

Slavery and Abolition: Then & Now (Pt 1) - with Frank Field MP and Professor John Oldfield

Slavery and Abolition: Then & Now (Pt 1) - with Frank Field MP and Professor John Oldfield